THE MONTGOMERY YOUTH ORCHESTRA
The Montgomery Youth Orchestra is sponsored by the Montgomery Symphony League. With the League's guidance and financial support, the Youth Orchestra rehearses weekly to prepare two concerts each season which are offered to the public without charge.
Maestra Yvonne Collins
Maestra Yvonne Collins is serving in her 26th season as Conductor of the Montgomery Youth Orchestra, a project of the Montgomery Symphony League. Thanks to her dedication and inspiration, many MYO members have gone on to win statewide competitions and scholarships to our most prestigious colleges and universities.
A native of Chattanooga, Maestra Collins has been involved with youth and community orchestras for over 30 years. Both a violinist and pianist, she is also the MSO's Principal Second Violin.
Mrs. Collins is an active chamber musician and founding member of Joyeux Musique, a local string trio. She attended Tennessee Tech University, where she studied conducting with Robert Jaeger. Her professional orchestral experience as a violinist includes the Chattanooga, Albany, Auburn, and Montgomery symphonies.
Montgomery Youth Orchestra
Maestra Yvonne Collins
Manager Barbara smith
2014 - 2015
Jeongwoo Kim Ethan Hilliman Jenny Lee Angela Lee Genesis James Mary Light Sean Kim Samantha Lim Enoch Yang Emily Jantz Min Hee Jeon
Katelyn Simon Sarah Lee Angela Jo Lindsey Warwick Sean Choi Jeremy Lamar Brian Koh Iris Hou Angelina Kim Nigel Taylor Ted Choi
Laura Vickrey Dennis Yang Michelle Park
Brianna Millican Anita Burgher Sydney Turner Noland R. Lamar C. Caleb Borders Sally Bae Young Je Kho
Jaylen Pittman Jonathan Green
Darlene Sanders Martha Yin Jini Park Jimin Im
Charlcie Hathorn Michael Head Taylor Robinson
Miranda Porterfield Deborah Jantz Esther Nam Minseok Kim Jean Leah Atkins
Mikaela Matela Sunny Cho Jinwoo Hwang Madelaine Worley
Richard Bae Drew DeLong Juliana Han David Kim
Daniel Kim Erik Kang
Jakobe Henry Subin Youn
Madalyn Long Landon DuBose
Daniel Updegraff Micah Josiah Oliver Simon Jeon
Montgomery Youth Orchestra Concerts are free to the public.
Membership and Auditions:
Each year, approximately 80 young musicians from public and private schools throughout central Alabama participate in the Montgomery Youth Orchestra. Placement in the orchestra is by audition, which will be held in the Choir Room of Eastmont Baptist Church, 4505 Atlanta Highway in September 2017. Auditions will start at 9:45 a.m. at Eastmont Baptist Church. The entire group will warm up together and after the warm up session, prospective members will audition. For more information, contact Montgomery Youth Orchestra Manager Robin Rawls at 334-303-6526 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Rehearsals are held each Saturday morning throughout the school year at Eastmont Baptist Church.
Montgomery Youth Orchestra Scholarship Program
MYO members are eligible to apply for a variety of scholarship opportunities to encourage their musical talents. Funded by the Montgomery Symphony League, scholarships are available to help support participation at summer music camps and festivals, participate in private lessons and purchase needed instruments.
Applications, deadlines and other information are provided to MYO musicians at rehearsals.
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